Immediately after the 1958 election, Brooks' friends
held a testimonial dinner, brooks gave a speech which
revealed the basic philosophy of government that guided
him throughout his life:
While I honor the office of representative, I am
Hays, Brooks--Death and burial; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Wake Forest University; Ecumenical Institute;
August 9, 1898 - October 11, 1981
The Ecumenical Institute of Wake Forest University was founded in 1968. Its first director was Brooks Hays. The creation of the Institute and the appointment of Mr. Hays were decisions...
Hays, Brooks--Oratory; United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964; African Americans--Civil rights;
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Excerpts of Remarks of Hon. Brooks Hays at the Statewide Civil Rights Informational Meeting Hotel Marion Little Rock, Arkansas December 7, 1964 10:30 A.M. No invitation I have had this year has brought me more gratification...
Hays, Brooks--Photographs; Hays, Brooks--Awards; National Conference of Christians and Jews;
HONORED BY NCCJ
NEW YORK – The three recipients of the National Conference of
Christians and Jews’ Charles Evans Hughes Award, from left, former
Virginia Governor Linwood Holton, former Arkansas Congressman Brooks
Hays, and Ambassador...
Hays, Brooks; Poetry; African Americans--Civil rights
What is the American dream?
It is the anticipation that sometime we will be able to say — Here is equality and freedom; Here is brotherhood and justice.
The dream is of compassion expressing itself in society's concern for those who fall by the...